Land pooling policy finally approved by Delhi Development Authority

NEW DELHI: The land pooling policy had already been notified in the past and regulations for executing the policy has been finalized for consideration and approval by the government of India. After a long wait of 5 years finally the policy has been approved and can be implemented. Land Pooling is a concept that where […]

About 48.11 lakh women enrolled under Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana

NEW DELHI: Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) recently marked the anniversary of the launch of scheme as Matru Vandana Saptah. During this week, the States/Union Territories (UTs) focused on IEC activities, pendencies under various parameters and escalating daily entry rate of applications. The success of the week was concluded in Dehradun at National Level. […]

Suresh Prabhu to participate in G-20, trade and investment ministerial meeting in Argentina

NEW DELHI: India’s Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu, will participate in the G-20, Trade and Investment Ministerial Meeting, being held in Mar del Plata in Argentina on 14th – 15th September 2018. The meeting will provide an opportunity for a dialogue on current developments in international trade and its implications for […]

Billionaire couple Abhishek Verma, Anca Verma launch new business portal-NationalBusinessMirror

NEW DELHI: Delhi-based JKS Media’s online and print news venture has launched its business portal —www.nationalbusinessmirror.com . News portal focuses on informative, incisive, investigative and quality business news, views and features so far unavailable to growing number of tech-savvy readers. The portal was launched by Abhishek Verma, billionaire entrepreneur and his wife Anca Verma, Chairperson […]

Power Ministry launches ambitious program on energy efficiency in Chillers

NEW DELHI: India’s Ministry of Power has launched an ambitious program to encourage the deployment of Energy Efficient chiller systems in the country here today. The Chiller Star Labelling Program has been formulated by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE). The program envisages providing star rating in terms of its energy performance. Initially, the program is […]

Infosys to acquire Fluido

NEW DELHI: Indian tech giant Infosys today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Fluido, the leading Salesforce advisor and consulting partner in Nordics and a recognized leader in cloud consulting, implementation and training services. The acquisition of Fluido is expected to close during the third quarter of fiscal 2019, subject to customary closing conditions. Executing […]

Maharashtra court orders attachment of NCP leader Dhananjay Munde’s properties

MUMBAI: A court in Maharashtra’s Beed district has ordered the attachment of properties of senior NCP lawmaker and the Leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Council Dhananjay Munde for allegedly duping a cooperative bank. Munde, who has been one of the directors of a cotton mill since 2006, was accused of not repaying the […]

Vistara rolls out complimentary in-flight entertainment across

NEW DELHI: Tata-SIA-run full service carrier Air Vistara Friday announced the launch of complimentary wireless in-flight entertainment (IFE) services — Vistara World–across its flight network, which can be accessed on a customer’s smart devices or laptops. The Delhi-based airline currently operates 120 flights per day to 22 destinations with a fleet of 22 Airbus A320 […]

SEBI may consider proposal to allow foreign entities in commodity markets

NEW DELHI: With an aim to deepen the commodity derivatives market, regulator Sebi is likely to consider a proposal to allow trading in this segment by foreign entities with exposure to the Indian physical commodity market. Besides, the regulator may deliberate on the issue of introducing a common application form for foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) […]

Activist claims he saw Rahul Gandhi meet Nirav Modi at a plush Delhi hotel in 2013

NEW DELHI: Activist Shehzad Poonawalla claimed on Thursday Congress chief Rahul Gandhi met Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud accused Nirav Modi at a plush hotel here in 2013. Poonawalla’s charge was however denied by the Congress. His allegation came hours after Gandhi asserted his party MP P L Punia saw Finance Minister Arun Jaitley sitting […]

Patanjali enters cow milk business; eyes Rs 1,000 crore sales next fiscal

NEW DELHI: Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved on Thursday announced its entry into the cow milk segment by launching cow milk and milk-based dairy products, targeting sales of around Rs 1,000 crore by FY2020. The Haridwar-based firm has also ventured into packaged drinking water, frozen vegetables, cattle feed without any urea, and solar panels in a […]

Mayawati ruffles Congress feathers by blaming UPA for fuel price

LUCKNOW: BSP president Mayawati’s remarks holding the previous UPA government and the BJP equally responsible for the steep hike in fuel prices has ruffled many a feather in the Congress rank and file whose leaders feel it will once again raise a question mark on attempts at striking Opposition unity ahead of the 2019 Lok […]

Heavy rains in Uttar Pradesh boosts kharif sowing: Agriculture Minister

NEW DELHI: Faced with flood-like situation in some parts of Uttar Pradesh, throwing normal life out of gear, heavy rains in the state have a silver lining with the state’s kharif sowing showing encouraging results, though pulse production might be a little worrisome. With heavy rains in most parts of the state, kharif sowing has […]

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